TAG: National Association of Landscape Professionals

It’s all there: 2018 GIE+EXPO preview

September 10, 2018By
GIE+EXPO show view (Photo: GIE+EXPO)

“I’ll see you in Louisville,” has become a common refrain for many landscape professionals and those who sell to and support them. What’s the attraction to this northern Kentucky town, otherwise known for the Derby and the Bourbon Trail? GIE+EXPO—the industry’s only national trade show, which has been growing at a clip for the last decade. The show has established... read more

LIC Technician-Exterior test to be available online in January 2020

August 23, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the Landscape Industry Certified (LIC) Technician-Exterior test will be available online, enabling anyone to access it from anywhere. It’s the only one of the seven LIC designations that doesn’t offer online testing. Currently, the LIC Technician-Exterior test is given via a written and hands-on testing that’s delivered by... read more

NALP signs president’s pledge to America’s workers

August 10, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) signed President Donald Trump’s Pledge to America’s Workers, committing to enhance career opportunities for 150,000 people in the next five years. “We are honored to be part of the president’s workforce initiative and joined by so many other industries in this pledge to grow the American workforce in the 21st century economy,” said NALP... read more

Take NALP’s safety survey, get free copy of report

August 7, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) seeks members and nonmembers to take its 2018 Safety Benchmark Survey. The deadline is Aug. 17. Participants will receive a free electronic copy of the report, which is expected to be complete by early fall. Landscape professionals complete a PDF or Excel version of the survey, which requests information including your Experience Modification Rate,... read more

NALP reveals 2018 award winners for advocacy, community partnership and environmental stewardship

July 30, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) named its 2018 Advocacy, Community Partnership and Environmental Stewardship award winners. NALP presented the awards at its R&R and Legislative Days. Honorees include the following: Jeff Fedorchak, vice president of corporate affairs at TruGreen, received the 2018 Advocacy Award for his work managing NALP’s Public Affairs Advisory Council, his work on pesticide preemption... read more

NALP members visit D.C. to volunteer, lobby

July 25, 2018By

More than 500 members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) visited Washington, D.C., for Legislative Days on the Hill and Renewal & Remembrance July 15-17. Legislative Days is NALP’s annual education, networking and lobbying day on Capitol Hill. Renewal & Remembrance—in its 22nd year—is the association’s annual service project during which hundreds of landscape professionals volunteered time and... read more